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Opinion Rumor Platform Xbox is still planning to drop Live Gold, it’s claimed

Captain Toad

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i was with you until this part, what an absolutely absurd take. ps+ in the ps3 / vita era was good. then as soon as it became attached to online play the quality of the games nosedived.
Go look at the last 5 months or so of PS+ games.

Then look at the 20 PS+ Collection games they added right before that.
 
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Darklor01

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The real reason "paying for multiplayer" could go away is the prevalence of separate F2P mods.

There’s no other reason at this point, IMO.
Ordinarily, I’d just toss up my hands and say that XBOX online gaming isn’t going to be free regardless of whether that’s Gold and/or Gamepass and that’s the end of it… but… then I pause when I realize MS is making Halo Infinite MP accessible online to everyone regardless of whether they have don’t pay for any of their online subs.

That makes me stop and wonder.
 

Shmunter

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If online goes free on Xbox, barrier of getting it as a second system would be reduced significantly for me. But having it sitting there sucking up a sub just ain’t happening.
 
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bender

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imo microsoft should make one sub that ties in all their services. basically, gamepass ultimate should be the only subscription.

sony should do the same. playstation plus should include online gaming, the instant collection as well as ps now. put it all under the banner of plus.

If I had to guess, that is Microsoft's long term goal. Maybe the would-be price-hike for XBL at the beginning of the year was to test the water for people's acceptance of ten bucks a month.

And maybe Jeff Grub hears that Gold is going away and assumes that mean "free" when in actually it means it is getting transformed into Gamepass.
 
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Jeff Grub: "Good guy Xbox is going to make XBL free for us all!!!!!"

MS: *doubles price of XBL*

Come On Reaction GIF by NBA


Jeff Grub is the new Michael Pachter...
 
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Thirty7ven

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If online goes free on Xbox, barrier of getting it as a second system would be reduced significantly for me. But having it sitting there sucking up a sub just ain’t happening.

The play is to wait until end of 23’ at the earliest isn’t it? End of 24’ would be optimal. In 6 months you will be able to play every single Xbox exclusive for the price of one game. Then I’m either compelled to keep paying for the game coming in the 7th month or I’m not. Sure as hell won’t be financing the future of the service right now, that’s for sure, it has been 9 months and not a single next gen game on the service that would’ve made it worth it for me and I’m not in the business of funding trillion dollar company ventures.
 
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SSfox

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Oops wrong thread
 
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